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Lycoris Recoil Anime Gets New Anime Project

Lycoris Recoil

The official Twitter account of Lycoris Recoil anime announced on Feb 11, 2023, that they are starting on production of a new animation project. The announcement reads “Their story … has not ended.”

The “Lycoris Recoil Café Presents After Party! Tomorrow is another day” event that took place on Feb 10, 2023, made the original announcement.

Lycoris Recoil anime was produced by A-1 Pictures and aired from July 2 to September 24, 2022. Crunchyroll simulcasted the anime and also streamed its English Dub.

Lycoris Recoil

A manga adaptation by Yasunori Bizen began serialization in Media Factory’s manga magazine Monthly Comic Flapper on Sep 5, 2022, and a spin-off light novel, titled Lycoris Recoil: Ordinary Days by Asaura was published under ASCII Media Works’ Dengeki Bunko on Sep 9, 2022.

MAL describes the plot if anime as:

The number of terrorist acts in Japan has never been lower, thanks to the efforts of a syndicate called Direct Attack (DA). The organization raises orphaned girls as killers to carry out assassinations under their “Lycoris” program. Takina Inoue is an exceptional Lycoris with a strong sense of purpose and a penchant for perfection. Unfortunately, a hostage situation tests her patience, and the resulting act of insubordination leads to her transfer out of DA. Not thrilled about losing the only place she belonged to, she reluctantly arrives at her new base of operations—LycoReco, a cafe in disguise.

Takina’s new partner, however, turns out to be quite different from what she imagined. Despite being the famed Lycoris prodigy, Chisato Nishikigi appears almost unconcerned with her duties. She drags Takina along on all kinds of odd jobs under the simple explanation of helping people in need. Takina is even more puzzled when Chisato takes down a group of armed assailants without killing any of them. Feeling like a fish out of water, Takina itches to get reinstated into DA—but Chisato is determined to prove to her that there is more to a life than just taking them.

Source: Official Twitter Account

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